COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, April 30

1 event

Classes

  • ACC Library

    9 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! gagensociety.org/events

    Care & Protection of Personal Collections Workshop

    Preservation specialists Tina Seetoo and Christine Wiseman lead an all-day workshop on maintaining personal collections in disasters. Registration required. Part of Preservation Week. 

Sunday, May 1

1 event

Classes

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    2 p.m. $20. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Make and Take: Build a Compost Screener

    Chris McDowell shows participants how to build a screener for sifting backyard compost. 

Tuesday, May 3

2 events

Classes

  • Oconee County Library

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950, www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    How to Use Georgia Download Destination

    Georgia Download Destination is a free service that allows patrons to download free audio and ebooks. Registration required.

  • St. Gregory's Episcopal Church

    5:30 p.m. $10 www.mindfulliving.org

    Gentle Hatha Yoga

    Integral, gentle and mindful. De-stress, relax and move into stillness.

Wednesday, May 4

2 events

Classes

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Illustrator for Beginners

    Learn how to create graphics with vectors using Adobe Illustrator. This is ideal for logos or artwork you want to print in multiple sizes. Registration required.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    The Buddha's Teachings

    Bring more inner peace to your life. Every Wednesday.

Thursday, May 5

1 event

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    5–7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Pottery Class

    Pat Shields and Janice Hall Shields of Georgia Mudcats Pottery lead a class that reviews the history of traditional pottery in the Southeastern U.S. Participants can decorate a piece of pottery.

Saturday, May 7

1 event

Classes

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3–5 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Intro to Blacksmithing: Hooks and Hangers

    Paul Bendzunas leads a class in basic forging techniques such as tapering, rounding, twisting, bending and arching of mild steel. Wear long pants, closed toe shoes and a long-sleeved shirt over a light T-shirt.

Monday, May 9

1 event

Classes

Tuesday, May 10

2 events

Classes

Wednesday, May 11

1 event

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    The Buddha's Teachings

    Bring more inner peace to your life. Every Wednesday.

Saturday, May 14

1 event

Classes

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. $105. www.ocaf.com

    Metalworks with Sylvia Dawe

    Learn basic jewelry and metalsmithing techniques to create your own flower jewelry ensemble. Students will finish up to three items including earrings, pendants and/or rings.

Wednesday, May 18

1 event

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    The Buddha's Teachings

    Bring more inner peace to your life. Every Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 25

1 event

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    The Buddha's Teachings

    Bring more inner peace to your life. Every Wednesday.

Saturday, May 28

2 events

Classes

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    12:30–4:30 p.m. $85. www.ocaf.com

    Singing Through Collage

    Local artist Susan Pelham leads a class on creating personal collages inspired by poetry and song. 

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m.–5 p.m. $105. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Plant Taxonomy

    (Classroom 2) This core course teaches basic characteristics that botanists look at when investigating an unknown plant. Bring a hand lens.